The first day of school at Aptakisic-Tripp Elementary District 102 was darkened by the news that a Meridian Middle School teacher was arrested at his Lakemoor home and charged with creating and receiving child pornography.
Aug. 28 5:11 p.m. |
Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran is celebrating this week endorsements from more than half of the county’s mayors. With 52 municipalities in the Lake County, Curran has secured support from 29 city and village leaders in his re-election bid.
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Aug. 28 4:42 p.m. |
One year almost to the day that Six Flags Great America deployed much fanfare to announce designs for the record-breaking Goliath roller coaster, park officials hosted a scaled-back ceremony Thursday to announce scaled-back plans for 2015: A celebration of the park’s 40th season.
Aug. 28 1:13 p.m. |
A middle school teacher in Buffalo Grove was arrested Tuesday on the first day of school in a federal child pornography bust.
Pointing to flooding issues around Casey Road five years after Route 45 was widened south of Route 120, Mike Warner with the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission said “there’s always going to be unintended consequences” when it comes to road improvements. Warner offered this observation on Tuesday, Aug. 27, to a group studying a much larger road-improvement concept: the extension of Route 53 north of Lake Cook Road into Lake County.
Aug. 27 4:52 p.m. |
The Lake County Department of Transportation was planning a traffic signal at Robert Parker Coffin and Old McHenry roads in 2016, but it was delayed.
Aug. 27 2:30 p.m. |
DAN MORAN: If you’ve been waiting to boldly declare that the Great Recession is over, now’s your chance: The AAA Motor Club has announced that Labor Day Weekend 2014 will feature the most end-of-summer travel since 2008.
Aug. 27 12:19 p.m. |
Governor Quinn signed Illinois Senate Bill 3049, protecting "specified wild birds and wild mammals in the State of Illinois."
Aug. 26 11:55 a.m. |
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EDITORIAL: If you have watched the transcendent rise of pitcher Mo’ne Davis at the Little League World Series, you will have witnessed both the best and worst of kids sports. You mostly will see what the megalomaniacal uber-mind of ESPN has done to our perception of games.
EDITORIAL: When Illinois became the last state to pass laws permitting concealed firearms, both critics and proponents had pre-designed narratives about what the effects would be. What has occurred since permits began flowing in January suggests we are at least two states that barely overlap.